The Liwonde National Park is located just off of Lake Malombe in Malawi, Africa. The park is almost globally acclaimed as one of the greatest places in the world to see some of the world’s largest and most beautiful creatures in action. One particular animal, the elephant, brings tourists from all walks of life in order to revel in their presence.
Still, that doesn’t mean that there isn’t an ugly underbelly coursing through the park. Poachers have made a habit of intruding upon the land, injuring these wonderful creatures in the process. One elephant was found trapped on its side, a crude wire trap wrapped around its ankle, edging ever closer to death. What happened next will stun you and re-ignite your faith in humanity. Keep on reading to learn about the luckiest elephant in Africa and how a group of humans saved its life.
Liwonde National Park
Located in Malawi, the Liwonde National Park was established in 1973. The park consists of more than 400 different birds and the majority of the largest animals in Africa: Elephants, Crocodiles, Buffalo, and Hippopotamus among others.